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about the anti-obesity bush and michelle obama talked about her daughter's bmi being too high. the problem is, the president at the beginning had a goal of keeping kids out of politics, that's a laudable goal and worthy goal. i think he's right about that. the problem is the president when his back was up against the wall issue after issue used references to his other children and as so many other politicians did, use children period and he did that today. the n.r.a. point is about it's a double standard. the obama daughters get protection, of course they get protection, that's not revealing any substantive information, but why shouldn't other families get the same type of protection for their children, not secret service people, but gun protection or self-defense. i think that's the point they were trying to make. >> any objection for the presidents and republicans and democrats have been used for photo opes and the children, and i've seen the president stand up with soldiers, injured soldiers. >> the children of injured soldiers i know bush has probably done that as well, bu
and the astonishing thing is that now, when you hear people talking about president obama's second term. you know, what are the top agenda items for the second term? it's immigration, it's gun control, it's winning the fiscal cliff battle, it's climate change. nobody mentions jobs. the unemployment rate is 7.8% today, which is exactly the same as it was in january, 2009, when obama was inaugurated. >> how do you get on the nonmeeting jobs council to begin with? i don't know, in washington a lot of photo ops and people get put on the boards, i mean, these councils and stuff and i don't know what we get out of them. >> i don't think that anybody hoped they would get out of it. it's carefully bipartisan and a number of people from both parties, labor, there was management and they were never going to agree on anything, they didn't have any power to do anything, so, they came up with 60 recommendations to help increase employment across the country, and then they stopped meeting and actually it was kind of embarrassing, a report in politico they had not met for six months, last summer they had not me
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